Larry came from the state of Washington and graduated from Elim Bible Institute in Lima, NY in 1976. After marrying Sharon that summer, the two of them were House Parents at The Children’s Home in Harrison Valley, PA. for two years. In 1978, they moved to Memphis, TN, where Larry was licensed in the Assembly of God Church while he completed his BS degree from Memphis University and Creighton College. In the summer of 1981, they moved to Levittown, PA, where Larry pastored Levittown Mennonite Church and attended Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. In 1986, Larry and Sharon moved to Freeville, NY where Larry has been teaching in Covenant Love Community School and pastoring Covenant Love Community Church . He has been the Senior Pastor for the last six years. Larry and Sharon have 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren.